Yap-tastic

After Guam, we virtually disappeared from the face of the earth – well, at least the internet due to little or no access. We were in Yap for 7 days visiting our friends Tim and Lucy, making many more new friends, and still celebrating our 30th anniversary with the Trip of a Lifetime.

There is no way to adequately describe the experience that Yap is. It is traditional, and a more simple, *refreshingly* slow paced way of life, compared to the US. The Yapese people are humble, shy and so gracious. Nature, there, is breathtaking as is the incredible humidity! Yap is only 9 degrees from the equator, so I heard.

My feeling is that visitors either take to Yap and connect with the locals like we did, or they are more removed and doing a diving adventure. Yap really suited me well. Pete loved it too but the ‘skeeters got to him.

Enjoy the pix. More tomorrow!

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Flights arrive, only from Guam, only on Wednesdays and Sundays, at 12:30am!! Walk on the tarmac to customs.

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Yap International Airport. Technically, every flight coming in is an international one!

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The welcome sign at Yap International Airport.

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Yap State Court Supreme Court

yap-street-signs

No official street signs anywhere except these markers.

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An outdoor museum of traditional housing and meeting places. Notice the distinctive stone money (round with holes in the center)!!

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